Naoko Sasaki

DT Legal Japan, Attorney-at-law

Naoko Sasaki

Shin-Tokyo Building

3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku



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Naoko Sasaki regularly advises domestic and international companies and hedge, private equity, and other investment funds on a wide variety of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities regulations, listing regulations, shareholder activism, acquisition of renewable energy projects. She has experience as an in-house counsel of a leading construction machinery company, where she focused on cross-border M&A, overseas subsidiaries reorganization, and negotiating various contracts.

Professional Experience
2012-2016 Komatsu Ltd.
2016-2017 Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
2017-2021 Kanagawa International Law Office
2021-Present DT Legal Japan

Professional Qualification
Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association (2011)

Hitotsubashi University (LL.B., 2005)
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of Law (J.D., 2008)
University of Southern California Gould School of Law (LL.M., 2015)

Q&A: Legal Affairs in Specific Types of Business– Manufacturing (co-authored, 2020)

Japanese and English

Naoko Sasaki